This is an archived course. A more recent version may be available at ocw.mit.edu.
Shah, Anup. "Women's Rights." Global Issues: Social, Political, Economic, and Environmental Issues That Affect Us All. March 14, 2010.
An initiative designed to reach adolescent girls most vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation
A city department that works to promote equality and justice for all women and girls and advocates on their behalf with other city departments and officials
Offers long-term and emergency assistance to poor and homeless women who have nowhere else to turn
An organization that supports and educates teen girls to create social change through media and writing
Improves the well-being of marginalized groups in South and Central Asian by increasing access to quality education and a healthy environment
Increases the science literacy of girls from Kindergarten through 12th grade by providing free programs in hands-on learning, mentorship, and leadership
Works with a group of 100 women by helping to improve the quality of their lives
Provides fresh, affordable and locally grown produce to families in the city with limited resources
Enhances the wellbeing of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and all people through access to health care, education, research, and advocacy
Helps low-income women achieve economic independence
Fights hunger and teaches families nutrition skills in the Boston area.
Provides comprehensive programs that address the needs of individuals and families, from infants to seniors
Offers diverse programs such as basic computer classes, resume building classes, job placement, translation services, and ESL courses
Offers a comprehensive program for survivors of domestic violence